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Supporting Successful PhDs: Dr Sarah Rees and the Arbour App

Posted on 15 May 2019 by Richard Haggerty

Sarah Rees recently passed her viva and gained her PhD: The development of an intervention to support doctors and medical students in their decision whether to disclose their mental ill health. With support from Professor Debbie Cohen, School of Medicine, and Professor Michael Robling from the Centre for Trials Research. The Centre supports a number
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Events, The Older Person

Improving Care In Long-Term Care In Brazil And Europe Through Growing Research Collaborations – The LOTUS Initiative

Posted on 8 May 2019 by Victoria Shepherd

Sowing the seeds of collaboration In June 2018 I was fortunate to be selected to join a Newton Fund OPAL event in Brazil on identifying and addressing shared challenges of conducting health and social care research with older people, funded by the British Council and the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). The programme aimed to
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Medical Devices

The Changing Landscape Of Medical Devices And Clinical Investigations: Medical Devices Regulation (MDR)

Posted on 12 April 2019 by Claire Johnson

Background A strong contingent of Centre for Trials Research staff, including representation from trial managers, senior trial managers, pharmacovigilance and safety, and quality assurance attended the medical devices training day hosted by Health Care Research Wales and presented by Professor Pete Wall in March 2019.  This is reflective of our need to understand and develop
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RDCS Developing A Research Idea Event 2019

Posted on 11 April 2019 by Sue Channon

RDCS South East Wales held their Spring workshop on ‘Developing a research idea’ on 9th April 2019 in the Glamorgan Building at Cardiff University. This is a free event aimed at staff in the health and social care sector to develop or progress an idea for a research project. We had delegates from a range
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